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12-2-16 Shooting - 700 block North Germantown Rd


Officers with the Chattanooga Police Department were called to a local hospital at 12:32 a.m. on December 2, 2016 after a man showed up with a gunshot wound. The following information was obtained through preliminary investigations:

  • One victim suffered a single gunshot wound to the elbow
  • Victim told investigators he was shot when pulling into parking lot at Park Village Apts. in the 700 block of North Germantown Rd
  • Victim's injury is considered non-life-threatening
  • Suspect description as provided by victim: black male wearing a dark hoodie; no other details provided
  • Victim was found to have an active warrant for theft
  • Victim was transported to Hamilton County Jail
  • Nothing of evidentiary value was found at the scene by investigators
  • Chattanooga Police Department's Violent Crimes Bureau continues to actively investigate this incident.


Eugene Gaines, 45

Chattanooga Police ask anyone with information regarding this incident to call 423-698-2525. The investigation is ongoing and more information will be released when available.


NOTE: The preceding information is preliminary and is subject to change as the investigation continues.

Chattanooga Police Department
3410 Amnicola Hwy.
Chattanooga, TN 37406 (map)

Office hours are Monday through Friday 8:00 AM through 5:00 PM

Emergencies: 911

To report a crime or request assistance: (423) 698-2525

General Information:
(423) 643-5000

Crime Prevention and Community Outreach:
(423) 643-5090

Crime Stoppers Hotline:
(423) 698-3333

Drug Tip Hotline:
(423) 493-BUST (2878)

Homicide Tip Line: 
(423) 643-5100



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